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Dictionary entry overview: What does thrust mean?
THRUST (noun)
The noun THRUST has 5 senses:
1. the force used in pushing
2. a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
3. the act of applying force to propel something
4. verbal criticism
5. a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
Familiarity information: THRUST used as a noun is common.

THRUST (verb)
The verb THRUST has 8 senses:
1. push forcefully
2. press or force
3. make a thrusting forward movement
4. impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably
5. penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
6. force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
7. push upward
8. place or put with great energy
Familiarity information: THRUST used as a verb is common.
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